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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Body In Wetsuit Found Near Base Of Golden Gate Bridge

The body of a male wearing a wetsuit was found on a hillside near Kirby Cove in the Marin Headlands on Wednesday afternoon, a fire captain said Thursday.

05/16/2013

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Teen Who Fell Down Shaft In Marin Headlands May Face Charges

The National Park Service might ask the Marin County District Attorney’s Office to file charges against a 16-year-old boy who allegedly broke into a World War II bunker in the Marin Headlands on Sunday and fell 35 feet down a ventilation shaft.

05/01/2013

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Pushing SF Ban On Plastic Water Bottles At Events, Parks

Environmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

03/27/2013

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Learn About Presidential And American History Around San Francisco

Presidents Day is February 18. In honor of the holiday, here are ways you can get in touch with your patriotic side. Experience the glorious San Francisco Bay simultaneously with sails, kayaking, hikes, bike rides and more at these living museums and free park sites. Celebrate your freedom on the water and with some fresh air.

02/18/2013

winter camping for SF

Winter Camping Guide For San Francisco

Winter camping for San Francisco means the same breathtaking experience as the rest of the year but fewer crowds, rain-fresh air, flowing rivers, migrating California gray whales and off-season specials. Whether campers set up a romantic tent for two or check into a new cabin, they will enjoy a majestic getaway at what seems like a world away.

12/22/2012

“This car can get up and go whenever I need it to.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: James At Hendrik Point

“San Francisco is the city on the bay.” – James and his Audi A3

09/04/2012

A mound of trash outside the restrooms at Fort Mason in San Francisco, July 5, 2012. (CBS)

San Francisco Fort Mason Trashed During July 4th Celebrations

Mounds of trash blanketed the Great Meadow at Fort Mason on Thursday, remnants of a July 4 celebration staff at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area believe the crowds purposefully and wantonly left behind.

07/05/2012

Point Bonita lighthouse (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Point Bonita Lighthouse To Reopen Saturday

The Point Bonita Lighthouse, which closed to visitors in 2010 because of a dilapidated pedestrian bridge, will reopen to the public this weekend, a Golden Gate National Recreation Area spokeswoman said Thursday morning.

04/12/2012

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed Golden Gate Recreation Area Dog Ban Under Fire

The park service is reconsidering plans to ban dogs from certain areas of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area after receiving thousands of comments about the proposal, many of them critical.

02/04/2012

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fine Tunes Planned Dog Walker Permit Law

The city has fine tuned a set of proposed rules for professional dog walkers that would charge for permits and mandate training, leashes and even poop clean-up.

12/13/2011

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